Discover a new perspective on electronic music by learning its foundations from the ground up: understand the keys of your track, learn how to take advantage of all the tools at your disposal such as EQ, compression and reverb, and familiarize yourself with key concepts like velocity, automation, or ADSR.
Identify the purpose of each element of your track, make your sounds stand out and learn how to shape them the way you want: break down percussion and make it sound real, experiment with baselines that groove, and create melodies that take people away into euphoria.
Follow every decision he makes to create a track from start to finish -from the creative ideas to the final master. Grasp the techniques and learn how to build its structure step by step: at the end of the Masterclass, you’ll have a whole track that you can enjoy.
Do you feel like a creative genius yet to discover your true potential? Learning the fundamentals of electronic music will help you bridge the gap between the creative side and the technical side. It’s hard to make great tracks, but there are things that artists do to make it reach people in different ways. Which you can do too.
Download your handbook, follow every step Tim takes to create a track from start to finish, and familiarize yourself with all the tools that you need to become a well-rounded artist. You’ll discover a new perspective on electronic music, so you can bring out those ideas from inside your head - with clean, clear and efficient results.
Learn how Hannes composes, records and programs various analogue synthesizers such as the modular Moog.
Beside learning how to choose the right sound, you will understnad the key to getting the perfect kick and bass for a club sound.
In two making-of projects you will learn the tricks that have led Hannes to publishing with labels like Bedrock, Poker Flat and Flying Circus.
01. Introduction to Electronic Music
02. Fundamentals of A Track
03. You Are The Band
04. Learn Your Strengths
05. What You Will Need
06. The Four Food Groups
07. Overview of the DAW and Understanding Layers
08. The Kick
09. The Percussion
10. Creating Depth and Width
11. Applying Velocity
12. Creating Longer Loops
13. Getting Into The Groove
14. Expand Your Bass With Layers
15. Introduction to EQ
16. Making Things Interesting With Your Bass
17. Introduction To Melodies
18. Familiarize Yourself With Keys and Chords
19. Layering Different Types of Melody
20. Shaping Synths with ADSR
21. Complex Simplicity / Call & Answer
22. Physics of Sound
23. Organizing and Structuring Groups
24. Shaping Sounds with Effects
25. Complexifying Sequences and Simplifying Melodies
26. Duplicating Channels and Layering Sequences
27. Expanding on Kicks
28. Composing For Your Song Style
29. Track Arrangement
30. Starting On Automation
31. Detailed Structure and Arrangement
32. Transitions, FX Samples, and Layered Percussion
33. Adding Textured Layers
34. Finishing is Half the Battle
35. Refresh Your Ears
36. Mixdown and Clean Up
37. What is Compression?
38. Final Mixdown and Premaster Prep
39. Final Premaster with Group Stems
40. Feedback, Final Words and Conclusion
Tim Penner is a reputable artist who has been involved in nearly every aspect of the digital music industry over the past 20 years. He has written music for film and television, the gaming industry and large public events. Fueled by his passion for music coupled with his diverse experience, Tim teaches his students how to build music with innovation and creativity.
Tims passion has led him to share his experience with others. He has also collaborated with well recognised labels such as JOOF, Cycles, Sudbeat, Black Hole, Proton Music, and his own Slideways Music. His iconic live performances have seen him behind the decks at a plethora of clubs, events and festivals across both North and South America, Australia, and continental Europe.